Mount Stuart/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Stuart/West Ridge

A beautiful climb up Mt Stuart, in combination with Sherpa/ W Ridge on second day.

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  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,250 ft

To be coordinated with the climbing team.

Please contact the Chris Swarthout (mentored lead) with any questions.

Note this is a carry-over climb, with bivy on or near the false summit of Stuart.  Leader's Permission for prior rock climb resume and fitness regiment, since we will be ascending the climbing route with overnight packs.

Route/Place

Mount Stuart/West Ridge


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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